Six Children Hospitalized After Reports of Chlorine Contamination in Burlington

Published July 30, 2019 at 7:20 pm

Police, EMS, and Burlington Fire responded to an incident this afternoon at Burlington.

Police, EMS, and Burlington Fire responded to an incident this afternoon at Burlington.

At 3:12 p.m., police said they attended LaSalle Park at 50 North Shore Boulevard East for reports of chlorine contamination.

Twelve children between the ages of 4 to 7 were treated at the scene, and six have been taken to hospital for precautionary measures.

While the cause has not been confirmed, police say there may have been an equipment malfunction.

The city is continuing to run tests at the scene and investigate this incident.

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